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Articles from the November 20, 2014 edition

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 By Allie Hurley    News    November 20, 2014

Officers DARE to help kids say no

Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) is taught only in Laramie County School District No. 2 in Wyoming. Laramie County Officer Kurt Wilson said the program can be expensive and the coordinator from...

 

Spreading holiday cheer

Pine Bluffs workers Loren Lovitt and Tom McDonaugh do not let 10 degree weather slow down their holiday cheer. On Thursday Nov. 13 the two men spent the day getting Pine Bluffs ready for the holiday...

 

What 500 movers and shakers heard from prominent speakers

When famed author and reporter Bob Woodward asked a Wyoming audience recently if they thought President Barack Obama was doing a good job – about 12 out of 500 hands went up. Later when he asked...

 

Georgia J. Hanson 1924-2014

Georgia Josephine “Jo” Hanson, 90 of Pine Bluffs died Nov. 14, 2014 at her farm/ranch home of 71 years surrounded at her bedside by her three children, Dennis, Sonja and Carrie. Mom lived independently in her own home and was not leaving unless...

 

Community Calender

Items for possible inclusion in the weekly community calendar should be typewritten or legibly printed. All submissions should include the name and daytime telephone number of the person submitting the information in case questions arise. Items... Full story

 

Aizlynn Rhyelle

Slade Gardner proudly announces the birth of his baby sister, Aizlynn Rhyelle. Born on Nov. 7 at 4:45 p.m., weighing 6 lbs 8 oz., 20 1/4 inches long. Parents are Casey and Coelle Gardner of Eaton, Colorado. Grandparents are Jim and Winelda Marcum of...

 

Burns Junior Senior High School First Quarter Honor Roll

All A’s Honor Roll 12th Grade Caleb Anderson Harley Steege Mckenzie Ward Rachel Derner Claire Streeter Jordan Liley Mckayla Ward 11th Grade Dylan Kelly Jace Sharp Hana Lerwick Jessica Malm 10th Grade Morgan Griess Katie Norris Reata Hoar Lauren...

 

Lady Bronc saddles up for Pistol Pete

Claire Streeter, Senior at Burns Jr./Sr. High School, signed a letter of intent to New Mexico State University Friday in Burns. Streeter signed for a Women's Equestrian National Collegiate Athletic...

 

Several Lady Hornets and Lady Broncs earn post-season accolades

After a very successful volleyball season for both Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets and Burns Lady Broncs, several players have received All-Conference, All-Regional and All-State awards. The coaches have also received “Coach of the Year” awards. Lady...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 20, 2014

Burns FFA competes at 87th National FFA Convention

LOUISVILLE- Members of the Burns FFA Chapter were one of 38 teams participating in the National FFA Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE). The event was held in conjunction with the 87th...

 
 By Submitted    Sports    November 20, 2014

29th annual Casper Open Volleyball Tournament crowns champions

The 29th Annual Casper Open Volleyball Tournament, hosted by the City of Casper Recreation Division, Colorado, concluded on Sunday, November 16, 2014 with several closely contested matches in 8 different divisions. One hundred and thirty-one teams...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    November 20, 2014

School Board discusses new Pine Bluffs elementary school

Laramie County School District 2 Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 10 at Burns Jr./ Sr. High School. Before their meeting, Tobin and Associates gave a presentation at the COW meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 5. Jeff Kirkbride,...

 

Let the spread begin (and not your waistline)

From now through the first week of the New Year, even the healthiest and fittest people experience a little tightness around their waistline. Between the extra sweets at work to the family...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    November 20, 2014

Banner Co. News

Good morning! Waking up Monday morning to crystal blue skies, no snow, and very little wind seemed like a very good way to start off the week. The previous week felt like we were living in the freezer...

 

Albin News

The cold weather isn’t nudging the new addition to the community center along any too fast. The work is slow in the cold but it is moving along. The town council met Thursday evening. It was a quick...

 

Hereford News

Everyone is invited to the Community Thanksgiving dinner in the Pawnee School on Nov. 23 at 1 p.m. Turkey and ham are provided. Please bring a salad or dessert. The dinner is sponsored by the...

 

Looking Back

100 years ago November 20, 1914 Ratification of the new peace commission treaties between the United States and twenty-six other nations was held up as “the crowning act of this decade of human effort” by Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy,...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 20, 2014

Candlelight Christmas at the Fort

Fort Caspar Museum and its support group, the Fort Caspar Museum Association, again present “Candlelight Christmas at the Fort.” This free family-friendly event is an annual tradition and a great way to get in a holiday mood. It will be held on...

 
 By Mark Watson    News    November 20, 2014

No till notes "Drilling Edible Beans, part 2"

I would like to start off by wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving.  We’ve all got a lot to be thankful for.  Last week I wrote about how we drilled our edible bean crop this year in 7.5 inch...

 
 By Allie Hurley    News    November 20, 2014

Pubic hearing draws a crowd

Pine Bluffs Town Hall was a full house for the town meeting’s public hearing for the Veterans Memorial Project Monday night. Larry Silvey, a Pine Bluffs businessman and Korean War veteran, has proposed a Veterans Memorial that will sit across the s...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 20, 2014

Enzi votes to authorize Keystone pipeline

Washington, D.C. – A majority of Senate Democrats defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline Tuesday evening. The Senate voted 59-41 for the bill, but 60 votes were required for adoption. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., supported approval...

 

An afternoon of Thanks

Dalton Fuller, of Pine Bluffs, provided entertainment during the Thanksgiving dinner on Wednesday Nov. 12 at the Senior Center in Pine Bluffs. About 102 seniors and guests enjoyed Fuller's music...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 20, 2014

From Seed to Plate

Cheyenne, WY - Twenty schools throughout Wyoming have been awarded a hydroponic, vertical growing planter, and accessories through the “From Seed to Plate” program. The planter, provided by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), will be...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 20, 2014

Pine Bluffs Elementary reading goals

Pine Bluffs Elementary School students in grades 2-6 set reading goals for each quarter. The following students successfully met their goals for the first quarter of this school year: Second Grade Carl Fornstrom Kutter Fornstrom Brian Kopetzky...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 20, 2014

Land Use Approval Provides Important Learning Opportunity

At their November meeting the South Platte Natural Resources District board of directors approved the use of a half-acre plot at Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area for an outreach program to be undertaken by the Mile High Pheasants Forever chapter....

 

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